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Re: "svn: Invalid change ordering: new node revision ID without delete"

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-31 14:47:24 CET

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to check in a big change set into a subversion repository,
> and I'm seeing the error message
> svn: Invalid change ordering: new node revision ID without delete
> The change involves a number of 'svn mv', 'svn cp', file modifications,
> etc. At some point I had to manually removed entries from freshly
> created .svn/entries files because I made an error and didn't want
> to start over from scratch.
> I realize I may have blown it myself, so at this point I'm simply
> trying to figure out what exactly the problem is. The error message
> doesn't look as if it was aimed at a user like myself. Is there
> some diagnostic tool I could run to figure out any inconsistency
> that holds back a checkin ?

Run "svnadmin verify" to check your repository is healthy.

If it is, then the problem is that your working copy is seriously screwed
up. Check out another WC, reproduce the changes there, and delete the old


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